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Prelinger Archives
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Women in the wartime Coast Guard.
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Topic: World War II: Coast Guard
FedFlix
by U.S. Coast Guard
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United States Coast Guard Tanker Safety Depends on You AVA06244VNB1 Shows the explosion and fire of the Sensenina in the Los Angeles harbor. explores the causes of tanker fires and explosions. A laboratory demonstration explains the fundamental requirements of combustion: fuel, oxygen, and an ignition source.
Topics: uscg.mil, public.resource.org
PeriscopeFilm
by U.S. Coast Guard
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The sea lanes surrounding Alaska are the gateway to the Arctic Ocean, and of vital importance to the United States during the Cold War. In this film, the men of the Coast Guard cutter USCGC Klamath (WHEC-66) visit Alaskan waters, and perform various humanitarian missions among its Native American residents. Klamath also monitors the seas, servicing buoys and making certain the sea lanes are safe for transit. They also wave the flag near the shores of the United States' key adversary during the...
Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
PeriscopeFilm
by Affiliated Film Productons
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Details the work of the U.S. Coast Guard in the international sea lanes of the Northern Pacific, where icebergs are a constant threat to passenger and cargo ships. USCG patrol vessels track ice formations, assisted by B-17 aircraft. Features footage of the famed liner Queen Mary and USCGC Mendota (WHEC-69), an Owasco class high endurance cutter. Mendota was scrapped in 1974.
Topic: U.S. Coast Guard educational film.
PeriscopeFilm
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This 1960s Sikorsky Aircraft film, made for the U.S. Coast Guard, shows the activities of the Coast Guard along Atlantic and Pacific shores. The film includes footage of ships in distress beginning at the 2:30 mark, including a crippled passenger liner, a freighter on fire at sea, and more. Coast Guard helicopters and aircraft are seen operating in flood stricken areas, and at sea. A flying boat is seen at the 4:40 mark, and a 1940s helicopter is seen at the 5:00 mark. A new amphibious...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, U.S. Coast Guard, Merchant Marine, Helicopter, Sikorsky HH-52A,...
PeriscopeFilm
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This 1971 vintage U.S. Coast Guard film shows the proper procedures for a Captain of the Port inspection of a waterfront facility.  In the United States, Captain of the Port (COTP) is a title held by a United States Coast Guard officer, usually the commander of a United States Coast Guard sector with the rank of captain (O-6). Captain of the Port duties involve enforcing within their respective areas port safety and security and marine environmental protection regulations, including...
Topics: Periscope film, Stock Footage, U.S. Coast Guard
PeriscopeFilm
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Made in 1939 just before WWII, this short film shows the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, and a Cadet Cruise.  The cruise begins in Cartagena, Colombia.  There's a visit to a Colombian warship and old town Cartagena.   The cruise then progresses through the Panama Canal at the 3:18 mark, including the port of Balboa.  Crossing the Equator, a special ceremony is conducted at the 4:10 mark.  This is a shellback initiation.  Next is a visit to Guayaquil, Ecuador at the 4:50 mark, and...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Coast Guard, Coast Guard Academy, New London,...
Community Video
by United States. Coast Guard. Public Affairs Staff. Historian's Office
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National Archives description "Reel 1: Introductory scroll titles give history and organization. Coast Guard Cutter underway. Storm breaks over sea wall. Disabled vessel at sea. Men at work on deck of Coast Guard cutter towing disabled vessel in heavy storm. Coast Guard stations on the Atlantic shoreline. Ship wrecked on reef. Coast Guard land force shoots line from shore to wrecked vessel and sets up breeches buoy. Shipwreck victims brought to shore by means of breeches buoy. Ship on fire...
Topics: United States. Coast Guard, Seaplanes -- United States, Search And Rescue Operations, Curtis Bay...
Community Video
by United States. Coast Guard
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"A public information film depicting the career of an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard."  National Archives description "An ensign goes aboard a ship and is assigned various duties. Officers play cards, inspect a merchant ship's safety equipment, and search ships for contraband. Shows a Loran station, MIT, Georgetown Univ., Rennselaer Poly. Inst., Script Inst., Ben Franklin Univ., a U.S.N. school in Monterey, the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, and the Coast Guard...
Topics: United States. Coast Guard. Officer Candidate School, Cold War, United States. Coast Guard, Naval...
PeriscopeFilm
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Made in the 1970s, this U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film proudly celebrates the USCG.  In classic 70s verite style, it contains personal voice-over of recruits and shows them going through basic training at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, learning seamanship and knot tying, heavy classroom training including military training, are shown.  Aptitude tests are seen at the 7:40 mark.  Marksmanship is seen at 8:30.  Food and the infamous chow line is discussed at the 10:30 point, followed...
Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Coast Guard, New London, Coast Guard Academy, Coast...
WWII Archive
by United States. Coast Guard
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"Shows Coast Guard boats and seaplanes patrolling at sea and dropping bombs on German submarines. Cadets drill and march at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut. Coast Guardsmen are shown patrolling the sea for icebergs, aiding isolated Eskimo communities, bringing shipwrecked survivors ashore at a lifeboat station, flying blimps and seaplanes to guard a convoy, and aiding in amphibious operations in Africa and Europe. Shows Hamilton Hall at the Academy. Civilians enlist in...
Topics: WWII In Color, United States. Coast Guard, Icebergs, World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations,...
PeriscopeFilm
by U.S. Coast Guard
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Shot in the 1950s, this film profiles the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), the military academy of the United States Coast Guard located in New London, Connecticut. The four year program offered by the Academy is described, and the various academy, athletic and other opportunities presented detailed. The venerable sailing vessel Eagle is shown conducting a cruise to Europe, escorted by the USCGC Campbell (WPG-32) a 327-foot (100 m) Secretary-Class (also known as "Treasury...
Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.
PeriscopeFilm
by U.S. Coast Guard
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Shot in the 1930s, this film profiles the United States Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), the military academy of the United States Coast Guard located in New London, Connecticut. The four year program offered by the Academy is described, and the various academy, athletic and other opportunities presented detailed. Seagoing activities aboard a modern cutter are shown, including gunnery practice.
Topic: U.S. Coast Guard recruiting film.